Sweet potatoes are the tuberous roots of vining plants. The orange fleshed sweet potatoes are the most familiar, but sweet potatoes can be white, yellow and even purple.
J F M A M J J A S O N D Sow Direct Harvest
How To Grow
Sweet potatoes are usually grown from slips; small rooted pieces of tuber. Pot immediately into small pots of multi-purpose compost. Keep the compost moist, using tepid water. Cover the pots with a clear plastic bag or place them in an unheated propagator, until they root.
How/When To Harvesting
- Sow Depth: 10 cm
- Spacing Between Rows: 45 cm
- Spacing Along Row: 30 cm
- Number plants per Square Foot: 1